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Poster: matchstickstatue Date: Nov 6, 2012 11:46am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Elliott Carter, RIP (Dead Related)

The great American composer Elliott Carter finally passed away peacefully yesterday just a month shy of his 104th birthday.

For those looking for a distraction this election day, you might check out this chat between Carter and avid Carter-Head Phil about their mutual love for various composers:

http://www.newmusicbox.org/articles/radical-connections-elliott-carter-and-phil-lesh/

And/or, enjoy his bewitching Symphony of Three Orchestras:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEbIXsMqlM4